SAN FRANCISCO Feb. 10, 2011 InformationWeek Analytics State of Cloud 2011: Time for Process Maturation Michael Healey
Companies can’t resist the lure of cloud services – but in their rush to save time and money, many are neglecting such bread-and-butter fundamentals as integration, security, connectivity, monitoring, continuity planning and long-term staffing. This shortsightedness makes them vulnerable to potential failure.
- February 2009 October 2010
- Another 13% of respondents say they plan to use cloud services within 12 months.
- Only 29% of firms using or planning to use the cloud have evaluated its impact on their existing architectures.
- Just 20% of those polled say they monitor cloud applications and throughput.
- 40% say they don’t have any monitoring program in place for cloud services.
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